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Officer rescues trapped falcon

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

An NYPD officer flew into action Tuesday night to rescue a wild bird stuck in an unusual situation.

When officers arrived at a building on East 102th Street Tuesday afternoon, they found a falcon trapped between two buildings.

An officer lowered a ladder down a shaft and managed to reach the bird and get it out.

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The falcon was not hurt.

The officer wrapped the bird in a blanket and safely released it in Central Park.

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